LOCAL STUDENTS WIN FICTION COMPETITION AT ECU
Fiction winners in the 2011 Darryl Fisher Creative Writing Contest at East Central University are shown during the sixth annual Scissortail Creative Writing Festival. They are Erika Salmon (from left), first place, Tahlequah High School; Lindsey Weir, honorable mention, Westmoore High School; and Kayla Crego, third place, Norman North High School. Not pictured are Paige Warren, second place, Norman North High School; and honorable mention winners Rajat Ghosh, Kathryn Shauberger, Isabelle Gronlund and Lucy Mahaffey from Norman North High School; Kaitlyn Hawk, Coalgate High School; Shelby Seaquist, Pryor High School; Shealy Davis, Strother High School; Zach Shaffer, Tahlequah High School; and Samantha Jo Smith, Collinsville High School. The festival at ECU brought four featured authors, including “Where the Heart Is” author Billie Letts, and more than 50 regional published and emerging authors to Ada to read from and discuss their work.
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